Welcome to the memorial page for

James R. Digby

February 8, 1931 ~ November 22, 2017 (age 86)

James R. Digby, age 86, of West Newton, and formerly of South Park, passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at home. Jim retired as the owner of Castle Shannon Plumbing after more than 40 years and had his shop in Castle Shannon. Jim enjoyed the past 10 years living with his daughter in West Newton and was an avid member of the West Newton Center for Active Adults where he enjoyed the parties, friendship, bingo, and shooting pool. He also enjoyed bird watching. Born February 8, 1931, he was the son of the late Joseph Wilbur and Elsie Viola (Grove) Digby, and husband of the late Dorothy (Simpson) Digby. He is the beloved father of Janice (John) Hoffman of South Park, Lisa (Larry) Marchetti of West Newton, Robert (Karen) Digby of Finleyville, and Sara (Bob) Siemon of Castle Shannon; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and the late Bennett Lutz; also, nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth on Sunday, November 26, 2017 from 2-8 p.m. A funeral service in the funeral home chapel will be Monday, November 27, 2017 at 12 Noon with Pastor Diane Hobson officiating. Burial will follow in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills. The family requests donations be made to the West Newton Center for Active Adults.

 Service Information

November 26, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home
221 North Second Avenue
Elizabeth, PA 15037

Funeral Service
November 27, 2017

12:00 PM
Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home Chapel
221 N. Second Ave.
Elizabeth, PA 15037

November 27, 2017

1:00 PM
Jefferson Memorial Park
401 Curry Hollow Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15236

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